Rannoch Moor...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...the sun was shining through the smallest of gaps in the leaden sky, it always seemed to be a couple of miles ahead of me, so on I drove North.

This was taken back in January 2005

Tags: Scotland Buachaille etive mor Glencoe Rannoch moor Landscape and travel

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Caledonia 10 2 Scotland
7 Aug 2008 6:36AM
A real feeling of desolation hangs over this area and the heavy skies enhance it! Thanks goodness for the snow and the little chinks of sun which put life into it! Greay moody scene, very Scottish!

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7 Aug 2008 6:42AM
For a long time I have not been the first to comment on your picture. I hoped for today, but... Well, makes it easier for me - Marie just said, what I would have said had I been first.
From a longing heart the kindest regards,
SKavanagh 9 312 5 England
7 Aug 2008 6:52AM
Superb shot
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
7 Aug 2008 6:53AM
A great start of the day, watching your great Scottish views

rgarrigus 8 25 7 England
7 Aug 2008 7:03AM
Hi Doug,

Lovely light on the Buachaille. Nice to see a different vantage point on this icon.


Bob G.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
7 Aug 2008 7:16AM
A stunning winter scene Doug.Lovely image again.
harrattp 9 11 4 England
7 Aug 2008 7:19AM
A cracking image best viewed large. You don't say when it was taken, surely not recently.

Same as yesterdays Jan 2005.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2008 7:48AM
Magnificent, Dougie. There's a tiny patch of gold in the very foreground that points up the coldness of the snow on the mountain.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 979 1496 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2008 7:54AM
Tiny patch of light making the rest of the scene seem even more bleak. Magnificent, icy cold image, enough to freeze the marrow in your bones.
jdenman 8 18 5 Spain
7 Aug 2008 8:17AM
This really is a beaty, love the light and composition.
LesF 10 182 9
7 Aug 2008 8:34AM
Like this a lot specialy the light on those mountains

7 Aug 2008 8:35AM
Excellent shot,and view.
johnjrp 12 432 5 Australia
7 Aug 2008 8:35AM
Looks so cold. Nice fg detail Doug to start your journey through the shot. John
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
7 Aug 2008 8:45AM
I would have a different description to Mrs Woolybill but it still looks very cold. An excellent image Dougie.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
7 Aug 2008 8:46AM
Like the lighting on the hills side - certain looks a bleak place when its winter.
Well captured.
Regards Richard.
pmorgan 9 217 13 England
7 Aug 2008 10:47AM
The light on the mountain alone is worth the RC - so there you go!

Phil_Restan 10 280 9 Scotland
7 Aug 2008 10:58AM
Won't be long Dougie, the summer rain will leave us and the snow will arriveSmile
Couple of weeks leave coming up so we might get some new photos.

7 Aug 2008 11:14AM
Beautiful view with great light on the mountain!
MalcolmM Plus
11 550 5 Scotland
7 Aug 2008 1:16PM
View LARGE to appreciate - a beauty.
7 Aug 2008 2:21PM
It looks cold, a well presented image.
MikeA 11 1.3k England
7 Aug 2008 4:37PM
Just what we need in this muggy weather Dougie Smile

newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2008 4:44PM
Rannoch at its Best Dougie beautifully captured,
JouŠo 12 56 Finland
7 Aug 2008 4:53PM
first class wintery image, Dougie!!

7 Aug 2008 5:14PM
A cracker from the archives Dougie.
Cheers Paul nice to see you back.
samsalt 8 24 1 England
7 Aug 2008 6:10PM
I like your pictures because they are just well taken and not messed about with to add drama, great stuff !

GalleryGirl 9 4 2 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2008 6:32PM
Wow superb shot. Just beautiful!
Marilyn x
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
7 Aug 2008 7:18PM
Congrats Dougie...
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
7 Aug 2008 7:45PM
Congrats on the HC.

7 Aug 2008 9:46PM
Lovely scene, but I can't stsnd the cold! Sylvia
newy17 10 273 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2008 12:08PM
Congrats on HC Dougie Smile
Portknockie 12 48 Scotland
14 Aug 2008 8:02PM
Looks very colod Dougie...detail is fantastic..

15 Mar 2010 12:50AM
lovely photography i enjoyed viewing your pages great work
STUNNING and a wonderful portfolio you have!
10 Aug 2011 2:12AM
Fantastic what a beautiful image

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